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Current Week's Meeting

April 19, 2021

Stormwater and Flood Plain Oversight Committee - Canceled 


April 20, 2021

Police Pension Board - 9:00am - Police Department Training Room, 825 Burlington Avenue

  • Motion to Permit Electronic Attendance 
  • Minutes of January 25, 2021
  • Investment Report 
  • Lauterback & Amen Report: Quarterly Report 
  • Treasurer Report: Pay Bills, Records Disposal, Fiduciary Insurance Proposal
  • New Business
  • Conversion of Disability Pension: William Porter; New Police Officers 
  • Old Business

Village Council Meeting - 7:00 p.m. - There will be a live broadcast of the meeting for the public.

Public Comment

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Council Meeting video

Council Agenda - April 20, 2021

Council Meeting Minutes - April 13, 2021

Meetings Schedule

Roll Call 

  • MOT 2021-8927 A motion to conduct the April 20, 2021 meeting electronically.
  • A. Earth Day
  • B. Arbor Day

Consent Agenda

  • A. COR 2021-8929  Claims Ordinance No. 6405 - Payroll, March 26, 2021
  • B. BIL 2021-8925   Bills Payable No. 6588 - April 20, 2021
  • C. MOT 2021-8911 A motion authorizing the execution of a five-year contract in the amount of $667,857.00 for fire hydrant maintenance and flow testing services to M.E. Simpson Co., Inc. of Valparaiso, Indiana.
  • D. RES 2021-8916 A resolution approving an agreement for a two-year term with InfoSend of Downers Grove, Illinois for utility bill printing and mailing services; Staff estimates annualized costs under this contract would be $14,000.00.
  • E. RES 2021-8932 A resolution authorizing the disposal of certain vehicles and equipment declared as surplus property pursuant to Section 2.35 of the Municipal Code.
  • F.  MOT 2021-8907 A motion awarding a contract to Strand Associates, Inc. in the amount of $116,160.00, including a 10% contingency, for funding assistance and project planning for the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's (IEPA) public water supply loan program (PWSLP)
  • G. MIN 2021-8923 Note the receipt of boards and commissions meeting minutes. 

Active Agenda

  • A. ORD 2021-8894 An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 5831 and the Village of Downers Grove Budget for Fiscal Year 2020.
  • B. ORD 2021-8902  An ordinance approving a Sales Tax Rebate Agreement with Downers Grove Imports, Ltd. d/b/a Pugi of Chicagoland

First Reading

  • A.  ORD 2021-8928 An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 3996 to modify the compensation of the Mayor and the Village Council 

Manager's Report


Recognition of Commissioner Earl and Commissioner Gray


Council Questions


April 21, 2021

Architectural Design Review Board - 7:00pm - Committee Room 

  • Approval of Minutes from March 17, 2021 meeting
  • 21-ADRB-0002: A petition seeking a Certificate of Appropriateness to renovate a local Historical Landmark, located at 5 Jackqueline Drive, Downers Grove, IL (PIN 09-07-400-002 and 09-07-400-003). Michael J. Davenport, Petitioner and Maureen & Mark Grove, Owner

April 22, 2020

Foreign Fire Tax Board - 8:00am - Fires Station 2, 5420 Main Street

  • Approval of Meeting Minutes 
  • Treasurer's Report: General Fund, Widow's Fund
  • Old Business: Pressure washer purchase update, Cell phone reimbursement policy update 
  • New Business: General Fund requests, Station Fund requests, Extended warranyy documentation project for D/C Tasso
  • Good of the Fund